Wednesday, July 16, 2008


Every Which Way But... Oh, Nevermind

Apes departing Hollywood for Iowa research center
DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Filmmakers looking for an ape may be left scratching their heads after Hollywood's sole supplier of orangutans decided to quit renting them out and send six of them to an Iowa sanctuary, the facility's owner said on Wednesday.

Steve Martin's Working Wildlife of Los Angeles has said it will stop providing the fast-disappearing creatures to the entertainment industry, a practice that conservationists have long condemned, according to the Great Ape Trust of Iowa.
I just hope that sanctuary is stocked up on Oreos and beer...

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